Color Shown: Turquoise and Delta
Skill Level - 2 Beginning to Intermediate Knitters
750 yds (5 Skeins) Recycled Silk
750 yds of Springy Capelli (or Kid Mohair)
Instructions are for size Small (Medium, Large)
Chest: 32" (34, 37)
Finished Length: 18(19, 20)
US #10.5 or #11, 29"
Circular Needles - to give correct gauge
*Gauge: 11 sts = 4" ~ 13 rows = 4"
Note: Use two strands of yarn throughout, 1 strand of Springy Capelli (carry throughout to ad
Back: Work Recycled Silk and & Springy Capelli together. Cast on 46, (50,54) sts. Beg with K row work in st st for 5 rows. Inc 1 st at ea end of next and every foll 6th row 3 (4,5) times. 54, (58,62) sts. Work 3 rows in st st.
Armhole shaping: RS: Dec 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows, then 1 st every other row twice (three times) Cont in st st until piece measures 14" (15, 16"). BO on RS.
Left & Right Front: Cast on 32 (36,40) sts. Begining with K row, work in st. st., dec. at neck edge 1 st on 3rd and every other row until 18 sts rem.
At same time: at armhole edge inc 1 st every 6th row 4 (5,6) times. Cont. in st st for 3 rows. Dec 3 sts once, and 1 st. twice. Cont in st st until piece measures same as back to shoulder.
Sleeves: make 2, cast on 28, (32,36) sts. Beg with k row work 4 rows st st. Work 4 rows in st st. for 2". Inc 1 st on each side on next and every foll 8th row 6, (7,8) times more. 42, (46,50) sts. Cont. until piece measures 17" (18,19).
Armhole shaping: Bind off 3 st at beg of next 2 rows, then 1 st at each end of every other row until 4 sts remain. BO loosely.
Finishing: Sew shoulder seams together. Sew sleeves into armhole. Sew underarm and sleeve seams. With right side facing pick up 60 (64,68) sts. evenly along right neck edge, 18 (22,24)sts along back, and 60 (64.68) sts along left neck edge. Work in k2 p1 rib for 4 rows. BO loosely.
Waistband: With right side facing pick up 80 (84,88) sts evenly along bottom edge of waist. Work k2, p2 rib for 4". BO loosely.
Neck Edge Trim: With right side facing pick up 78 (82,86) sts evenly along right neck edge, 18 sts along back, and 78 (82) sts along left neck edge. K 2 rows. BO loosely.